15 Oct, 2020

Assistant Chaplain

  • St Philip's Caringbah
  • Anglicare Woolooware Shores, Alexander Avenue, Taren Point NSW, Australia
Part time Chaplain

Job Description

St Phil’s Anglican Church (Caringbah) with the support of Anglicare, is seeking to employ a passionate Assistant Chaplain to join the Ministry Team.

This role provides assistance to the Senior Minister and the Parish Village Chaplain, based at Anglicares Woolooware Shores Retirement Village Chapel (Taren Point) 

  • Permanent Part-Time position at Woolooware (up to 4 days per week)
  • Are you passionate about ministry and making a genuine difference
  • Join our friendly, warm and supportive team based at Taren Point

About the role:

We are looking for a godly, skilled and capable minister to join the Ministry Team of the St Philip’s and Anglicare Parish Partnership.

The successful candidate will assist the Senior Minister and the Parish Village Chaplain (Woolooware Shores Parish Partner) in the leadership and pastoring of the congregations of St Philips Anglican Church at Woolooware Shores Retirement Village, and perform and/or oversee the performance of ministry to residents, families and staff.

 Key Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Attending and assisting with weekly Sunday Chapel and monthly Thursday Chapel services, and other occasional services.
  • Pre-evangelism and evangelism activities
  • Pastoral Care

The role is open to female and male candidates.

The role is available to be filled immediately at the Sydney Diocesan rates.

Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • It is highly desirable that the successful applicant will have formal theological training (B. Th., B.D. or equivalent) and 2+years ministry experience.
  • The successful applicant will be willing to undertake Anglicare’s Introduction to Pastoral Care course and in due course the Advanced Pastoral Care course (if they have not already done so).
  • The successful applicant will be a team player, with an ability to work under the Parish Village Chaplain (Woolooware Shores) and Senior Minister (St Phils) as part of a large dynamic and creative team.
  • They will be a self starter and have a heart for  pastoral ministry with older persons, excellent communication and relationship building skills, and demonstrated ability and experience in planning, organising and running church ministries, with older persons.
  • They will also be expected to play a role in discipling, teaching and preaching.


Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (prohibited Employment) Act 1988 for a person convicted of a serious sexual offence to apply for this position.

Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

A full job description is available on request. Please direct enquiries to Rev. Garry Dawes garry.dawes@anglicare.org.au or call 9710 7327.


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